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Today’s Quote: “When I was young, I admired clever people. Now that I am old, I admire kind people.” – Abraham Joshua Heschel

Today’s Word: Tactile adj. (1) Of or connected with the sense of touch. (2) Perceptible by touch or apparently so; tangible: “A tactile keyboard.”

Random Thought: I’ve discovered through the years that a couple of small steps are better than one giant leap…

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Today’s Quote:”People seldom improve when they have no other model but themselves to copy.” – Oliver Goldsmith

Today’s Word: Propitious adj. (1) Indicating a good chance of success; favorable. (2) Favorably disposed toward someone.

Random Thought: Have you ever noticed that some people find ‘fault’ like there’s a reward for it?

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Today’s Quote: “People may spend their whole lives climbing the ladder of success only to find, once they reach the top, that the ladder is leaning against the wrong wall.” – Thomas Merton

Today’s Word: Audacious; Audacity adj. Showing a willingness to take risks. “An audacious attack on the company.” Showing an impudent lack of respect. “An audacious move.”

Random Thought: I’ve concluded that by the time I’m wise enough to watch my step, I’ll be too old to go anywhere…

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Today’s Quote: “Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.” – Oscar Wilde

Today’s Word: Determinate adj. Having exact and discernible limits or form.

Random Thought: Why does “slow down” and “slow up” mean the same thing?

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Today’s Quote: “Respect for ourselves guides our morals; respect for others guides our manners.” -Laurence Sterne

Today’s Word: Myriad adj. Constituting a very large, indefinite number; innumerable: “The myriad snowflakes in the winter.”

Random Thought: Few things are harder to put up with than a good example…

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Today ’s Quote: “Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardor and attended to with diligence.” — Abigail Adams

Today’s Word: Tepid adj. Showing little enthusiasm: “The president had a tepid response to the proposal.”

Random Thought: Anybody who can swallow aspirin at a drinking fountain deserves to get well…

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Today’s Quote: ”Remember the past, plan for the future, but live for today, because yesterday is gone and tomorrow may never come.” – Luke

Today’s Word: Fractious adj. (1) Easily irritated; bad-tempered: “they fight and squabble like fractious kids.” (2) (of an organization) Difficult to control; unruly.

Random Thought: I don’t think anyone has ever gone their grave saying, “I wish I had eaten more kale.”…

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